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Lecture at La Serena’s International UFO Congress

publicado a la‎(s)‎ 8 nov 2018, 7:06 por Plataforma Sites Dgac   [ actualizado el 19 ago 2020, 7:53 ]
CEFAA is currently undergoing a process to streamline its management through an important investigative and diffusion work from Arica to Punta Arenas.
Gabriel González Videla's auditorium in La Serena.

Hugo Camus talking about his work at CEFAA.

Economy Regional Ministerial Secretary, Luis Arjona.

La Serena's Major, Roberto Jacob.

Ariel Sánchez, from CRIDOVNI, Uruguay.
The director of Civil Aeronautics General Administration’s Committee for the Studies of Anomalous Aerial Phenomena (CEFAA), Hugo Camus Palacios, offered a lecture at Gabriel González Videla’s Regional Province auditorium in La Serena about this office’s work and the aerial operations’ safety in our country.

This international event, produced by Ovnivisión Chile between August 17 and 18, 2018, was sponsored by La Serena City Hall and the Regional Chamber of Tourism. UFO researchers from Chile, Argentina and Uruguay were invited to the event and it was opened by Economy Regional Ministerial Secretary, Luis Arjona, and La Serena Major, Roberto Jacob.

At the “UFOS, the official evidence” Congress were Uruguay’s CRIDOVNI Vicepresident, Ariel Sánchez; Argentinian UFO researcher and UFO Phenomenon Study Commission in the Argentinian Republic (CEFORA) director, Andrea Pérez Simondini; former Civil Aeronautics General Administration’s air traffic controller Patricio Borlone; and UFO-Chile group’s Juan Castillo.

Local authorities highlighted the event during the city’s 474th anniversary and remarked the participants’ contribution to better understand anomalous aerial phenomena.

Aerial operations’ safety

Speaking in front a big audience, CEFAA’s director began his lecture with a brief history of the Committee’s history from 1997 onwards and the people in charge of researching the reported cases during the last 20 years.

He also described the strict research protocols applied by internal and external researchers and their academic level, including astronomers, physicists, meteorologists, geophysicists, pilots, aeronautical engineers, psychologists, image analysts and air traffic controllers, among others.
He showed an official statistical study of the cases studied by CEFAA and the control and programming systems applied for a correct management and publication of the information obtained.

He answered several questions regarding widely known anomalous aerial phenomena cases and remarked CEFAA’s willingness to release the information to whoever asks for it, according to the law.
On that line, he shared CEFAA’s website www.cefaa.gob.cl and email  cefaa@dgac.gob.cl, where anyone can report cases or make inquiries.

He also spoke in some detail about an aeronautical case under investigation which took place near La Serena on December 31, 2014.

Showing a recreation, he described a sighting by five commercial airplanes and shared the radio communications between the crews and the control tower.

“When we take part in this type of events, our goal is to share with the people and private UFO researchers CEFAA’s rigorous investigate work which aims to support and enhance the aerial operations’ safety. Annually, there are more than 1,500 aerial operations in our country and 22 million passengers use this means of transport in Chile,” Hugo Camus said.